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Why games are good for learning?

Why games are good for learning? | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter, Carolyn D Cowen, Linda Buckmaster
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Francesco G. Lamacchia's curator insight, November 21, 2013 11:48 AM

Giocando....s'impara! 

Julio Cirnes's curator insight, November 25, 2013 3:46 PM

Please teacher, more games!

Ryan McDonough's curator insight, July 7, 2014 8:19 AM

Self explanatory visual on the benefits of gaming as a means of learning. Outlined are the rewards, mastery, engagement, intensity, exercise, readiness, and competitiveness. These types of graphics need to be displayed in the classroom. There's always parents who are unsure of how gaming qualifies as teaching. Can't they just sit their kid in front of an iPad all day at home? Well, in the appropriate setting, with the right direction and guidance, games are certainly good for learning. Some people just don't know that from experience yet.

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The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant

The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
If you want to create engaging eLearning courses you should start considering one main factor: relevance. This means creating compelling courses that speak directly to your audience.

 

In eLearning, creating relevant and meaningful experiences for your target audience has always been the best way to capture learners. On the contrary, if your learners have no interest in your course, the information you have sent will convey very little value and success...


Via Dennis T OConnor, Paul Rawlinson
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25 Ways To Promote Passion-Based Learning In Your Classroom - TeachThought

25 Ways To Promote Passion-Based Learning In Your Classroom - TeachThought | The Slothful Cybrarian | Scoop.it
25 Ways To Promote Passion-Based Learning In Your Classroom

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Sue Alexander's comment, June 19, 2013 11:45 AM
Great scoop, Tom. A valuable list for all those interested in engaging learners.
Sue Alexander's curator insight, June 19, 2013 11:49 AM

Remember, the key term in "student engagement" is student.